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Flint Festival Chorus holding auditions

Auditions will be held at the Flint Institute of Music between 3-7 p.m. on Sept.


Related Topix: War Requiem, Drama Movies, Classical, Entertainment

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Fall preview: UNC to commemorate WWI through performing arts

During its 2014-2015 season, Carolina Performing Arts will partner with the Institute of Arts and Humanities' campuswide World War I Centenary Project, and will present a three-performance program in its inaugural Curatorial Fellowship through the Arts@TheCore program.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, War Requiem, Classical, Blues, The Blues Project, Chapel Hill, NC, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Chichester Today

Chichester Cathedral to host film screening

In conjunction with the cinema at New Park, the cathedral will host a screening of Derek Jarman's critically-acclaimed Benjamin Britten's War Requiem.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, War Requiem, Classical

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Merola alumnus James Rodgers will give a house concert recital of Weill songs

Tenor James Benjamin Rodgers is an alumnus of the 2008 Merola Opera Program. Born in New Zealand and currently living in New York, Rodgers sang the lead in the 2008 Merola production of Benjamin Britten's opera Albert Herring .


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Britten, Classical, Kurt Weill

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Dear Kitty

Benjamin Britten's War Requiem commemorates World War I dead

THERE could be no more fitting work to recognise the centenary of " the war to end wars " than this great pacifist statement by Benjamin Britten on the pity of global conflict.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, War Requiem, Classical, History in the News, Arts, Poetry

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Berkeley Daily Planet

Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach at The Greek Theater

On Tuesday night, August 12, world-renowned artist Yo-Yo Ma played three of Johann Sebastian Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello at The Greek Theater.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Yo-Yo Ma, Theater, Arts, Johann Sebastian Bach, Symphony

Sat Aug 09, 2014


Gerald Carpenter: Thomas Ade to Conduct Academy Festival Orchestra in All-Modern Finale

The dazzling young composer-pianist-conductor Thomas Ad will conduct the Music Academy of the West's Festival Orchestra in the closing concert of the 2014 Summer Festival, at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Granada Theatre .


Related Topix: Britten, Classical, Arts, Opera, Stravinsky

Thu Aug 07, 2014

BBC News

Choir unites Germany and UK in song

For much of the last 100 years getting these two countries to sing from the same hymn sheet has been something of a challenge.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, War Requiem, Classical